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Delaware Neighborhoods

Delaware is made up of three counties with three very distinct personalities—as are the cities and towns within them. You can find everything from a taste of big city life to small town charm, wide-open spaces and beautiful ocean beaches. In these Neighborhoods pages, learn what makes each place unique—and get side-by-side comparisons with all the stats you need. You’ll also find features such as restaurant reviews, user-submitted photos and related feature stories from the pages of Delaware Today to give you a sense of place. Welcome to the Small Wonder.

Footnote: Property tax rates, expressed as the total per $100 assessed value, come from the Delaware Economic Development Office Property Tax Report. Median home cost is from Sperling’s Best Places. Crime rates are from Sperling’s Best Places. (The numbers represent violent crime and property crime, respectively, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 representing a lower violent crime rate and 10 a higher rate.) Commute times are from Sperling’s Best Places. Ratings for arts and culture, shopping and dining, and nightlife are as follows: 5 outstanding, 4 excellent, 3 good, 2 fair, 1 poor.

New Castle County Map

Townsend Odessa Middletown North Wilmington Greenville-Centreville Hockessin Claymont Wilmington Elsmere Pike Creek Newark New Castle Bear Delaware City

Kent County Map

Harrington Wyoming Camden Little Creek Leipsic Smyrna Dover

Sussex County Map

Bethany Beach South Bethany Fenwick Island Selbyville Delmar Millsboro Dewey Beach Rehoboth Beach Georgetown Seaford Blades Lewes Milton Bridgeville Milford